Features

Bow: The Beginning!

The magazine’s first editor Richard White takes us back to the start The early days The concept for BOW Magazine, as it was then titled, came about after I and my late wife Daf returned from the 1993 2nd World

Bare As You Dare

The current state of barebow risers on the market. By Andreas Philipp. In principle, every take-down recurve riser can be shot as a barebow, but you often hear and read the question of a suitable riser for a beginner or

USA Archery: Ultimate Guides

Bow reviews USA Archery’s tuning videos from some of their biggest names. By Amy Skogen and Duncan Busby Have you ever wanted to know how the world’s best pros set-up and tune their equipment? Well now, thanks to USA Archery,

Hacking the dark side

In Part 1 of a short series, Vanessa Lee decides to take up compound – and learns from the best Vanessa Lee is a former Canadian national team member for recurve, and also works as a commentator for World Archery.

Carbon arrows: what you should know

When it comes to selecting carbons, it’s still best to approach things carefully. By Andrew Smith Competitive archers are always looking for an advantage and constantly musing over how they can improve their equipment. Arrows are always high on the

News

Indoor season is open for business!

A city break, perhaps with some shooting? Don’t mind if I do.  Archers from across the spectrum are turning competition into a holiday, combining a city break with competitive archery. Why not join them? We’ve rounded up the largest international

Ask the experts

Our expert panel answers your questions, so if you have one send it to Bow’s Editor john.stanley@futurenet.com Q: I note you can achieve the UK classifications (such as Master Bowman) shooting either metric or imperial distances. Both are available to

Moscow World Cup Final 2019

A glamorous affair in the Russian capital saw Lopez and Ellison rack up five titles each The semi-official outdoor season closer of the World Cup Final has been held in all sorts of places. Last year it was held on

New Products

Stabs, tabs and packs new on the market this July from your friendly local archery dealer. Easton Halcyon Stabiliser As previewed at the ATA this year, this 14.7mm wide rod has Easton claiming the highest stiffness-to-diameter ratio they’ve ever offered.

Berlin and Yankton awarded next World Championships

World Archery awarded hosting rights for the 2021 and 2023 editions of its World Championships to the US city of Yankton and the German capital Berlin, respectively. World Archery has also elected to scrap the World Indoor Championships. The decisions

Reviews

Bare As You Dare

The current state of barebow risers on the market. By Andreas Philipp. In principle, every take-down recurve riser can be shot as a barebow, but you often hear and read the question of a suitable riser for a beginner or

Making and tuning wooden arrows

Jaap Bolt takes us through his process It always astonishes me when I hear phrases from regular archers like: “I don’t put much effort in my wooden arrows because they will never be as good as carbon anyway.” And even:

The essential library you need – and why

We’re bringing you some of the latest picks that you should add to your reading list, by Emma Davis and Tom Hall Archery Anatomy Author: Ray Axford. Paperback, 164 pagesPublisher: Souvenir Press(First published in 1995) Archery Anatomy is what it

Uukha XPro2

Andrew Smith goes long with the latest Uukha riser… The Uukha Xpro2 riser, new for 2019, is available in 25″ and 27″ versions. With a 30.5″ draw I was looking to upgrade my ageing Uukha Xprolite, and was all set

SPONSORED: Shoot with confidence using the AAE TRAD vane

AAE teamed up with accomplished outdoorsman and traditional archer Aron Snyder to create the first ever traditional archery vane that can be shot off the shelf

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